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Jul 19, 2011 6:00am PDT
and they will be answering questions all day long along with the ceo of -- the former ceo, rebekah brooks, of "news of the world." >>> just a short time ago, here's james murdock when he arrived at the parliament building in london. a little different than when his father arrived. his car is better known and his father's car was swarmed by members of the media as he made his way to today's proceedings. as charlie d'agata reports from london, today's testimony comes one day after the mysterious death of a key whistle-blower. >>> reporter: now it's rupert murdock himself who takes center stage in the unfolding hacking drama that has engulfed his empire. >> for critics of rupert murdock this is the best thing that could happen. this is the best case they have ever had to argue against murdock and say he has too much power. >> reporter: murdock and his son james will tell british lawmakers how much they knew about allegations their journalists tapped into voicemails and regularly paid off police. so will former british ceo rebekah brooks, who police are already investigating. the controversy has forced
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
powerful, high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebecca brooks, the former murdoch editor and british ceo, has now been bailed after her arrest yesterday. she spent several hours answering questions at a police station. there are two criminal inquiries now gearing up. one into phone hacking at murdoch papers and the other into alleged police corruption, both are making serious waves. >> palace, secretary, the mayor on my intention to resign as commissioner of metropolitan service. >> reporter: sir paul stephenson stepped down yesterday. not because he personally did anything wrong, but it was on his watch that murdoch newspaper editor, since arrested in the hacking scandal, was hired as a pr consultantd to the police. in just 24 hours from now, rupert murdoch himself, his son, james, will be grilled by parliamentarians and will be asked about what they did or did not know about dirty tricks regarding their newspapers. all will be watching, as well as investors around the world. >> he is the man that investors have followed to the ends of the earth. he is the man whose judg
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 5:00am PDT
son will tell how much they knew about the scandal. so will former british ceo rebekah brooks, who police are already investigating. the controversy has forcerd the head of scotland yard and his deputy to resign over their alleged links to a former murdock executive. the scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government, with opposition leaders saying the prime minister himself has questions to answer about his close ties to the murdock empire. >> but at the moment, if he is unable to provide the leadership the country needs... >> reporter: rebekah brooks is a friend and neighbor to the prime minister. the pair met repeatedly since cameron took office 14 months ago. the prime minister cut short a trip to africa and called for an emergency session of parliament. in a further twist to the scandal, police found one of the first whistle-blowers about hacking dead at his home. police are calling sean hoare's death unexplained but not suspicious. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> 5:06. a bipartisan plan is being fine- tuned in the u.s. senate. now, this is in hopes ge
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Jul 19, 2011 4:00am PDT
off police. so will former british ceo rebekah brooks who police are already investigating. the controversy has forced the head of scotland yard and his deputy to resign over their alleged links to a former murdoch executive. the scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government, with opposition leaders saying the prime minister himself has questions to answer about his close ties to the murdoch empire. >> but at the moment, he seems unable to provide the leadership the country needs. >> reporter: rebekah brooks is a friend and a neighbor to the prime minister. the pair have met repeatedly since cameron took office 14 months ago. the prime minister cut short a trip to africa and called for an emergency session of parliament. in a further twist to the scandal, police found one of the first whistleblowers about hacking dead in his home. police are calling sean hoare's death unexplained, but not suspicious. now the murdochs have been coached by the best pr company in the land. not just on what to say, but how to say it. this is all about damage limitation, takin
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Jul 20, 2011 4:00am PDT
scandal. cameron's also close to news international's ceo rebecca brooks. >> he is a neighbor, a friend, but i deemed the relationship to be wholly appropriate. >> reporter: in her own interrogation, tuesday brooks admitted something went wrong at the tabloid and described allegations of hacking into murder victims phones as pretty horrific. the prime minister had to cut short a trip to africa for this emergency meeting at parliament to stand the growing criticism about his relationship with the murdoch empire. >> that you have had frequent meetings with prime ministers in your career. in the period after the arrest -- >> i would say leave me alone. >> reporter: during three hours of testimony murdoch apologized for the role "news of the world" employees allegedly played in tapping the voice mails but the media mogul said he's not responsible for what he called the fiasco over the hacking. >> who is responsible? >> the people i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> reporter: murdoch says he has no plans to step down from his multibillion-dollar global empire. this
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 12:00pm PDT
brooks also took the hot seat and chose her words carefully. she is also under police investigation. >> things went badly wrong at the "news of the world" and we are doing our best to sort it out. >> reporter: a separate committee grilled the london chief of police who resigned because of allegations police took bribes from murdoch reporters. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> two oakland women are facing a judge today on charges of taking a 4-month-old baby on a crime spree. police say that the baby's mother raven stewart and her friend lachey rodriguez started breaking into cars in berkeley and emeryville around noon last friday. officers caught them around 8 p.m. after a security camera captured one of the crimes themryville. police sent the women's pictures to local security firms and they were spotted trying to return stolen items to a target store. >> women don't tend to be the ones that go around doing burglaries in the daytime. but what really threw us for a loop was the fact that they had a 4-month-old baby with them. >> that baby was given to another family member. >>>
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm PDT
will drown him. >> reporter: cameron's also accused of cozying up to former murdoch ceo rebekah brooks. >> i have never held a slumber party or sign her in her pajamas. >> reporter: but he may be losing sleep as this scandal exposes the link between his own government, power media and the police. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> coming up, driving going to the dogs? how taking a dog for a ride could put new danger. >> plus, here's some food for thought. why experts say you could be overshopping at the grocery store. >>> and a slice of cake or 14 ho hos? tough choices. the popular restaurants that are taking calories to the extreme. >>> and we have been warming up degree by degree over the past couple of days and finally we are going to hit the hottest day of the week. more coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, year.. stocks are mixed this afternoon. the dow is at ???? points right now. it's the largest new aircraft the dow up about 4 points today. not too bad. >>> it's the largest new aircraft order in aviation history. we are talking about american airlines. it says it will buy at least 460 new
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